Post # 1
My BF is only 28 and it was confirmed today that he has testicular cancer. He works out every day and we both eat so well. He is going to a specialist to find out if it’s spreaded to his lymphatic system.
I feel AWFUL that I have been on WB complaining about our timeline and my fertility running out before he is “ready” to propose. My BF has CANCER and here I am bitching about a stupid engagement. I just vented on here like 2 days ago. God I feel like an absolute bitch 🙁 🙁
We were fooling around on Saturday and I felt a lump on his scrotum area. I joked that he must be really horny because he was so swollen. Afterward, we both noted that the swelling and lumpiness did not go away after we “finished”. (Sorry TMI). That’s when he made the appointment. He works in a pathology lab in a hospital and sees this all the time. He wasted no time getting himself checked. I love him for being so smart.
This will do a number on our chances of ever conceiving. If he gets chemotherapy, fertility is at risk. However, I will forego any chance of a child with him as long as he is OKAY. It REALLY put my “waiting” into perspective. Until now, my “waiting” anxiety was all around my biological clock (I will be 33 soon). Now, whatever. I know my SO wants kids so sperm banking may be a necessity for us.
Just making a random post. It’s late and I can not sleep.
I love the hive. You guys are the best!
Post # 3
I’m so sorry you are both going through this 🙁 It’s so unfair how life can throw you a curve-ball like that.
It’s good he got himself checked so quickly though. When will you know what treatment options are avaliable/recommended to him?
Post # 4
((HUGS)) I’m so sorry.
I hope everything goes as good as possible. I’m sending a lot of good vibes your way, keep your head high and support your man in this difficult time.
Post # 5
I am so sorry to hear this. I hope everything will be okay. Please please continue to take care of yourself duing this difficult time. I wish you and your man the best!!!
Post # 6
Prayers and BIG HUG for you and ur BF:))) I hope he caught it early enough and all goes well.
Post # 7
:(:( So sorry you are going through this. Prayers go out to you & your FI’s families. *hug*
Post # 8
I am so sorry, an i am sending lots of good vibes your way….I am sure everything will turn out ok, he caught it early and he is young and fit. Once this challenge is over I am sure u guys will work out a way to start a family. xxxx
Post # 9
I know that a friend who had to go through radiation therapy (for lymphoma) was able to bank sperm beforehand, in case his fertility was impaired. Might that be an option for your BF?
Post # 10
I’m so sorry to hear that you two are going through this.. I just wanted to let you know that young guys with testicular cancer have really good cure rates (I am a radiation therapist)… Don’t be so hard on yourself- you obviously sound like a very supportive girlfriend. Def inquire into freezing sperm.. Make sure it’s one of the first things you do!
I wish you both the best.
Post # 11
I am so sorry *hugs*. But please don’t feel like a bitch, your feelings were valid and you shouldn’t be ashamed of them.
I really, really, hope that he pulls through A-OK, you are both in my thoughts.
Post # 12
xoxoxox omg. I am so sorry
Post # 13
I’m so sorry, hoping for the best for you both
Post # 14
Oh I’m so sorry for your bf to have to go through this.. I just wrote a post having a cry because my dress is too small 6 weeks before the wedding and I was distraught and in tears.. then I read your post and realised something… the most important thing in the world is the people we love.. nothing else matters.
I’m sending all my positive and loving wishes to you , your BF and your families in this hard time. Keep being positive 😀
and to everyone else… don’t sweat the small stuff… its just a wedding.. the most important thing is marrying the one you love. xoxo
Post # 15
***BIG HUGS*** I am so sorry to hear this. I will pray that he recovers fast. xoxox
Post # 16
I’m sorry to hear this and hoping both of you the best.